Lamar employment information

Income per capita$20,111$26,006$28,555
Median household income$43,813$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,504$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,167$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$28,846$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$22,375$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level28.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lamar is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lamar is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lamar is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lamar is 84% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lamar median earnings by income bracket

Lamar employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%2.6%
Manufacturing sector30.2%5.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services8.7%18.5%
Public administration4.7%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.9%33.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jerico Springs, MO223$42,94120%
Sheldon, MO729$35,38534%
Liberal, MO744$33,66137%
Jasper, MO997$31,67841%
Bronaugh, MO266$31,25042%
Lamar, MO4,499$43,81318%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hartwell, GA4,499$36,47332%
Gardnertown, NY4,498$81,53652%
Wahoo, NE4,500$50,0696%
Penitas, TX4,498$34,81835%
Hayfield, VA4,501$136,809156%
Lamar, MO4,499$43,81318%
Source: The Lamar, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.